General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall notice for numerous 2020 and 2021 model-year crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks over an issue related to the seat belt fastener bolt.
The problem: in affected vehicles, the incorrect bolts may have been used at one or more fastening locations in order to secure the seat belts to the vehicle. If the incorrect bolt was used in this process, the seat belt may not be properly attached to the vehicle.
The hazards: if a seat belt assembly is not correctly attached to the vehicle, the seat belt may not be able to properly restrain an occupant. This can increase the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.
The fix: dealerships will inspect and replace the suspected faulty bolts. There are an abundance of different vehicles involved in this recall campaign, some requiring different seat belt bolts to be replaced in both the first and second rows of seating.
Affected components: seat belt mounting bolt(s).
- 2021 Cadillac Escalade
- 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV
- 2021 Chevrolet Blazer
- 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
- 2021 Chevrolet Camaro
- 2021 Chevrolet Colorado
- 2021 Chevrolet Equinox
- 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
- 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD
- 2021 Chevrolet Suburban
- 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
- 2021 GMC Canyon
- 2021 GMC Sierra 1500
- 2021 GMC Sierra HD
- 2021 GMC Yukon
- 2021 GMC Yukon XL
Number of affected vehicles: a total of 470 vehicles are involved in this recall campaign.
Owners should: General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles and instruct them to make an appointment with their dealer. If owners are unsure whether or not their vehicle is affected by this recall, they can visit my.gm.com/
- General Motors recall number: N202322230
- NHTSA campaign number 20V811000
- Cadillac customer service: 1-877-248-2080
- Chevrolet customer service: 1-800-222-1020
- GMC customer service: 1-800-462-8782
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153